An réamhchoinníoll is tábhachtaí le haghaidh cheannsú bochtaineachta ná comhionannas. Sin a deir comhdháil mhór de ghníomhaígh agus de cheannairí eagraíochtaí na sochaí sibhialta in Éirinn a eagraíodh san RDS an Satharn seo caite.
Equality is the most important precondition for eliminating poverty according to a major gathering of activists and leaders of Irish civil society organisations at the RDS on Saturday.
The event – ‘Setting Goals for a Better Ireland in a Just World’... Read more
Irish Development NGOs today warned of how successive aid shortfalls threaten the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and called on the government to strengthen its promise to spend 0.7% of our GNI on overseas aid by 2015.
Irish development NGOs today welcomed the European Commission’s proposals for creating a more just and sustainable world with its publication of ‘A Decent Life for All: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future’.
In the wake of the EU budget deal, Irish development NGOs are calling on European leaders to ensure the Irish EU Presidency is the moment when Europe kept its promise to the world’s poor people and the planet.
In Brussels today, EU leaders agreed a budget deal that makes a substantial 16% cut to European external spending, compared to original proposals from the European Commission.
Over several months, development NGOs and European citizens have been camp... Read more
Irish development NGOs urged the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD, who spoke today at an Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee meeting, to defend the EU’s overseas aid budget.
They highlighted that, as current EU President, this is Ireland’s opport... Read more